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OK I decided I should play NA and Korea next season, not just one or the other. I really want to be back to 100% and then some. Ready for next season smile.gif.
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wheee.gif my GG buttons just arrived... no BM from me ever again biggrin.gif


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Originally Posted by DoomDash View Post

He is high Platinum. I think Koreans get higher leagues than the deserve lots of time because they practice the same gimmicky build over and over.
And yeah I remember thinking I might have been in trouble when he caught me unsieged that first time.. I loled when he ran.

Yeah I'm only high plat on the KR server..
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Why did Blizz make the computer so not human like? All they do is rush at the 6-9min mark, they take the most direct parth, never a drop, blink up hill or anything like that.

I'm primarily working on my build orders trying to get them down, but Very Hard computer is just way too easy and Insane is seemingly impossible. Any recommendations on how I can become a better player without playing on ladder? The lag here is too much, I just want to get better before I get home in a few weeks back to my good desktop and connection.
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Originally Posted by sepheroth003 View Post

Why did Blizz make the computer so not human like? All they do is rush at the 6-9min mark, they take the most direct parth, never a drop, blink up hill or anything like that.
I'm primarily working on my build orders trying to get them down, but Very Hard computer is just way too easy and Insane is seemingly impossible. Any recommendations on how I can become a better player without playing on ladder? The lag here is too much, I just want to get better before I get home in a few weeks back to my good desktop and connection.


Insane is the way to go then. frown.gif Its not impossible you can beat them. You may not be able to practice the build you want to but you can beat them. You can even try to do macro oriented builds, but you get "stopped" by a one basing person. It will really help you multi task if you can still inch forward in macro even when your trying to stop the AI pressure.
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Why did Blizz make the computer so not human like? All they do is rush at the 6-9min mark, they take the most direct parth, never a drop, blink up hill or anything like that.
I'm primarily working on my build orders trying to get them down, but Very Hard computer is just way too easy and Insane is seemingly impossible. Any recommendations on how I can become a better player without playing on ladder? The lag here is too much, I just want to get better before I get home in a few weeks back to my good desktop and connection.

Try macro or die custom map the ai is significantly altered, cant say it acts particularly human but it is allot better than the blizz standard one.

Playing vs insane computer doesn't teach you much except how to beat the insane computer, honestly if all you want to do is perfect a build, solo on a build tester is fine you just need to be aware of what times certain attack can come and decide whether your build will hold them at those times. all the info you needs in your replays.

I used to watch every replay after every game and make a note of any timings where either my opponent or I had a significant advantage, and try and remove the former from my builds while trying to capitalise on the latter.
Edited by Dr216 - 4/10/12 at 8:08am
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Honeslty that is just your opinion. Im not saying it will teach you mounds of info but if you are only bronze or silver trying to macro while stopping pressure will at least help him develop useful multi taskin skills. But what you suggested is also helpful.
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I'm not saying you cant learn anything from it but IMO its a very inefficient way to learn those same lessons. The best way to deal with pressure while still macroing is to have practised your macro/build so much that it is more or less completely automatic so all your concentration can be focused on the battle and what the enemy is doing without getting behind econ/army wise.
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I'm not saying you cant learn anything from it but IMO its a very inefficient way to learn those same lessons. The best way to deal with pressure while still macroing is to have practised your macro/build so much that it is more or less completely automatic so all your concentration can be focused on the battle and what the enemy is doing without getting behind econ/army wise.

I would tend to agree. Its just his options are limited with so much lag. I thought something was better than nothing.
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Just made plat. I have to say that I have to play differently than I did in Gold. I actually have to try in Plat. It seems to be more adapting and countering, whereas in Gold I could just make lings and win.

Also, how do you guys like Ohama? I think it's kinda interesting, but Daybreak LE will always be my favorite lol. smile.gif
    
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